The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.55% 2.73% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.76% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 133 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.24% 72.68% 72.05%
Number of salaries quoted 154 104 140
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SOA
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Halifax region.

SOA Salary Trend in Halifax

SOA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (95.45%) Data Analysis
3 19 (86.36%) Web Services
3 19 (86.36%) XSLT
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 22 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (86.36%) XSLT
2 19 (86.36%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (95.45%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL